Presidents. Foreign leaders. Super Bowl winners. Olympic athletes. Celebrities. Disneyland has hosted them all in its 50 years. An instant classic upon its launch, the theme park has survived some of…
Nearly everyone wants to come and play with Mickey Mouse in his back yard. While the company will not officially release attendance numbers, Amusement Business magazine estimates 13.4 million people…
Eric Jacobson Senior VP, creative development, Walt Disney Imagineering Shining achievements: Jacobson is the director of the teams responsible for improving old favorites like Space Mountain, or…
Planning at Disneyland is tied directly to Mouse House movies, a 50-year-old practice. "It's simply part of our tradition and really won't stop," says Jay Rasulo, head of Disney parks and resorts.
Leonard Maltin remembers the first time he took his daughter, then 4, to Disneyland. "She saw Minnie Mouse, let go of my hand, went running toward her, grabbed her around the waist and gave Minnie a…